ymenyn

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Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *amben (compare Cornish aman, Breton amann, Old Irish imb), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃éngʷn̥ (compare Latin unguen (grease), Alemannic German Anke).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ymenyn m (uncountable)

  1. butter

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
ymenyn unchanged unchanged hymenyn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*amben-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 69